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Can You Sue a City Over an Injury Claim?

Filing a lawsuit against a municipal entity, be it city, state or federal government can be tricky. However, if you are injured due to the city’s negligence, it may be possible to collect damages from the local government. However, there may be complications and limits on what you can collect. Learn about the complications and…

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I Was Hurt Driving a Commercial Vehicle: What Can I Do?

When you work as a commercial driver, one of the most stressful situations you could experience is being involved in an accident. Commercial driving accidents, particularly those involving trucks, are often very damaging, meaning you might have suffered serious injuries that prevent you from working. After your commercial driving accident, you’re probably thinking about compensation…

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What to Do If You’re Hit by a Semi Truck

The damage from any accident involving a semi truck is catastrophic. It’s far, far worse than the damage suffered in a car accident due to the sheer size and weight of the vehicles involved. Thousands of people are killed in these kinds of accidents every year, and when it happens to you, you know you…

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When Is the Car Owner at Fault for the Accident?

Common sense would seem to dictate that the person responsible for an auto accident would be one of the drivers involved. However, sometimes the person at-fault is someone who was not driving at the time. This legal quirk may sound shocking, but there are very logical reasons that the person who assumes liability for an…

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What Happens When a Brake Failure Causes a Truck Accident?

When you’re in any kind of accident it’s traumatic at best. Truck accidents, however, are far worse because of the sheer size of the vehicles involved and the much greater amount of damage inflicted. Further, when you’re involved in an accident with a truck you may not even be sure who is responsible for the…

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What a Lawyer Can Do for You after a Big Truck Accident

When you are injured in any vehicular accident, it’s not only traumatic, it’s frustrating and heartbreaking. You might have months or even years of medical bills, therapy and recovery ahead of you. You have lost out on your ability to hold down meaningful employment but you don’t know where to turn to get compensated for…

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How Fault Is Determined in a Commercial Truck Accident

Truck accidents are truly awful in general. While they make up only a small fraction of the number of vehicular accidents on the roads, the damage they cause tends to be catastrophically larger due to the sheer size and weight of the vehicle involved. When you or a loved one gets hurt in an accident,…

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Why You Need an Injury Lawyer after a Big Truck Accident

When you are involved in an accident with an 18-wheeler, construction vehicle or other big rig, you will be bombarded with questions (both in your own mind and from others) about who was responsible, what caused the accident and whether you are entitled to compensation for the accident. There are so many players involved that…

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Warning of the Dangers of Flying Road Debris

Motorists often think of road debris as a problem of dodging objects lying on the road. However, these objects got there after falling off trucks, cars, and other motor vehicles, which means they were airborne at one point. With little or no warning and only a windshield to protect you, another’s negligence can cause serious harm. Common Causes of…

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Bad Weather Driving Safety Tips

An overturned tractor-trailer backed up traffic along Interstate 77 near Columbia on the morning of April 1. The accident, which took place during heavy rainfall, acts as a reminder that wet roads may require adaptations to your driving. Slow down when the road is wet or icy. No matter the size of your vehicle, slick roads…